Today’s dress wants to be a fun sun dress, but it isn’t quite cutting the mustard, is it? :/
The length is weird, and it’s 2 sizes too big! Then there was this:
First things first! I took this dress in from the back. 🙂
Then, I stitched those two ends of the strap together. But there was still that terrible length!
Now that dress is ready for an exciting day!
And then this happened. 🙁
So my sweet yellow baby started making strange noises and I pulled over. Into the nearest parking lot, which turned out to be remarkably dodgy. I saw at least two shady dealings. Someone parked in front of me and flashed their lights twice, stared at me, and then drove away. I’m guessing that was either A. A drug thing or B. They were hoping I was a prostitute. I would be the world’s worst hooker by the way. I waited a whopping hour for a tow truck to get there, avoiding the furtive glances of sketchy people whose idea of happy hour is taking luxurious sips from malt liquor bottles encased in paper bags whilst lounging in parking lots.
Fortunately, my car was eventually towed to the mechanic, and I was able to still have a fun night (sadly sans auto)! 🙂
I even decided to have some ink done!
So pray to the deity of your choice that my little VW will be okay, and that it won’t cost an arm and a leg to fix whatever ails it!
11 thoughts on “Day 278: Trouble with a Capital VW”
It turned out quite stunning in the end didn’t it 🙂 You are a lovely girl and your captions are SO funny! This blog is my new obsession 🙂 Definitely going to take some tips from this to make some refashions of my own!
Just recently started following your blog so I’ve been catching up on the old posts. Imagine my amazement to find a dress I had in my own closet! lol! I actually had the strap on my dress break too because they’re sooo thin! Now I have some ideas on how to refashion it!
Your talent for picking such nice prints and looking past the ridiculous is amazing. Love your pincushion.
You are so creative with your alterations! I just stumbled across your blog today. I love your necklace too, by the way!
really cute dress, nice bargain, I can’t believe someone would give that dress away!
I really hope it’s an easy fix, it’s such a cute lil car. Very cute dress too…..btw!
Here’s crossing all limbs that your car is an easy fix. I too am loving that necklace – you were looking FAR too cute to be hanging out in a dodgy parking lot – yikes! If there is any good side to this story, it’s that the car trouble happened in DAYLIGHT! Best of luck with your VW – car trouble is never fun 🙂
And here’s the link to more fun necklaces by Cindy Saad! 🙂
Wildly in love with that necklace!!!! and that cute little dress had an adventure….even if not a fun one. 🙂
Thanks! 🙂 The necklace is by a local Columbia SC artist, Cindy Saad. It’s part of her sterling sculpture neclace collection. 🙂 Here’s the link to her website: http://www.cindysaad.com/
necklace not neclace. I’m clearly too distraught over my car to type correctly this morning! 🙂